Ever heard the statement: It’s my ball so we play by my rules! This is my blog and we play by my rules, which means that other than outting a person or useless, vulgar diatribe, anything goes…….including offending someone’s beliefs. I don’t censor you. You don’t censor others, and so on. Notice how the censors have backed off on the “bad word” bleeps on some communications? Coming of the times I guess. Do I like censorship? Nope. Is there offensive language being spoke? Yup. My option is to turn the dial or channel so that I don’t have to listen if I don’t want to. Self-censorship. Works great. The government makes the censoring criteria and they love to use it to stifle their foes (or as one dictator states–their enemies….politically speaking I hope). They are trying to force a study to make sure that important issues are being covered; minorities and other areas of the population are being addressed; things are pertinent for the times; blah, blah, blah. New censorship. Oh, just forget about that Fairness Act thingamabob because it is only a law and laws are meant to be ignored with this administration. What? It isn’t going thru now and has been put on the back burner? It wasn’t eliminated, was it? Back burner for a later date to rear it’s ugly head once again. Think about this part being the overture for a movie because the meat is coming up now.
People are just plain burned out over the time and expenses for studies (and George Soros was pushing this newsroom study. No false premise there). Who cares how frogs fornicate; why snails slime everything; or how many progs it takes to screw up a lightbulb. But things are done in baby steps and tend to slip by those who are aloof (or on their favorite drug of choice). Let’s take the new censorship on the scene and it’s penalty. The NFL will outlaw the “n word” and give a 15 yard penalty for its use. Nut job? Nincompoop? I guess the n word they are talking about is either nigger or nigga or both. Three quarters of the NFL is Negro and they own the word and use it on themselves all the time. Who is being offended? Can a Negro be racist if he calls another Negro a nigger? Doesn’t make much sense to me. I never hear it or see it on TV games but it must have put a burr in someone’s briefs. Now what I have heard all too often (and seen it mouthed) are the words “shit” and “fuck” but that doesn’t seem to offend anyone. I would consider whitey, cracker and honky to be racist but no one is going after them either. To me, they are just words. I am neither shocked nor offended by them. My mother always told me that ” sticks and stones may break my bones but names would never hurt me”. She was a wise and tradition based lady. My point is that this is a stepping stone to censorship. The NFL will jump right on board to show they aren’t racist. So how can we make them show that cursing in general is an affront? Guess it isn’t important at this juncture. Oh. Almost forgot. Do you know what is as important at this juncture? Jeff Daniels wants to know why the NFL isn’t doing anything about the name “Redskins” also. Those Salem Witch trials that showed the ignorance of religion. Watch what ignorance does with CensorGate. Coming to a media near you soon!